#RoadtoRussia, Qatar against Syria
The kick off against Syria takes place at Al Sadd stadium ( max. capacity 12,946) at 7:00pm.
Qatar team has the chance to cancel the 0 points in the current table and get in the battle for the leading places. The guests are fourth with 4 points, Iran is the leader with 7 points (same as South Korea) after 3 matches and Uzbekistan with 6 points in the third place.
Thoughts from Qatar's coach, Jorge Fossati: “We have the quality. We have the players to do it. It will be a tough match but I am optimistic about our chances,”
“It is essential that we get points. We need to be strong mentally.Our only focus should be to take a victory,” .
“I understand the excitement and nervousness of people about the result. But I am very sure that we need to focus only on the game,”
“We cannot play the game thinking negatively. If we continue to look back, then we will play with one extra pressure."
“Tomorrow we have a tough opponent. Their (recent) results they speak themselves. They are very strong in physical football. But of course we will try to do our part,”
“If you heard me in the first PC, I promised tough work. I didn’t promise results,”
“I don’t know if a team with extra pressure, or a team that plays afraid gets what it wants. The players know what I think,”